La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Congwong Beach.
Getting there and parking
Congwong Beach is in the La Perouse area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, around 17km from Circular Quay. To get to get there from Sydney follow Anzac Parade south to La Perouse.
To access Congwong Beach:
- From the sign at the south end of Cann Park, take the 100m path down to the beach.
- From the carpark on Anzac Parade, opposite Endeavour Avenue, follow the Congwong trail
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
- Parking is available at Cann Park, near La Perouse Museum.
- You can also park near the park entry gates, on Anzac Parade, opposite Goorawahl Avenue.
By public transport
Take bus L94 or 394 to La Perouse from Circular Quay, Martin Place, or Hyde Park via Maroubra Junction. Visit Transport for NSW for details.
- Public toilets are located on Anzac Parade, around 50m from the start of the track, near Cann Park.
- Drinking water is also available in this amenities block, and from taps in Cann Park.
- The closest shops and cafes are around 100m from the start of the track, on Anzac Parade.
- There are no bins at the beach, so please take all rubbish with you.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Amplified music, alcohol and glass bottles, and nudity are not permitted at Congwong Beach or Little Congwong Beach.
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
Not permitted on walking tracks or beaches. You can cycle on public roads leading to Congwong Beach and secure your bike in Cann Park.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Nielsen Park office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- 02 9337 5511
- Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, 6 Steele Point Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030
- in the La Perouse area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
7am–8.30pm November to March.
7am–7.30pm April to October.
La Perouse park entry gate closed to vehicles between 7pm and 5am all year.
Areas may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
There are no park entry fees in La Perouse area but you'll need to pay to tour Bare Island. Park entry fees apply in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, only.Buy annual pass